Walt Never Left Mickey Mouse Far Behind

As far away from animated shorts as his fortunes and interests would take him, Disney would always keep Mickey front and center. When Walt went high brow with Fantasia, Mickey was there ... Continue Reading →

Mickey Mouse: The Original Cartoon Superstar

Mickey Mouse was the original cartoon superstar. But as the 1930s moved on, Mickey’s circle of friends grew’and their subsequent popularity began to eclipse the Mouse’s ... Continue Reading →

Happy 75th Mickey! Steam Boat’s Still Chuggin’

An animated cartoon, carefully synchronized with music and sound effects, and entitled Steamboat Willie, made its debut at a New York theater on November 18, 1928–75 years ago ... Continue Reading →